Microsoft’s New Pix App Uses AI to Take Better Portraits

Microsoft Pix uses some artificial intelligence smarts to help make sure you take the best pictures, by eliminating human error through batch captures and by enhancing image color, exposure and other variables that can make the difference between drab and dramatic for your snapshots. Read more: TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated […]

Instagram launches Snapchat-style Selfie Filters

Instagram Stories just began offering its own augmented reality, animated selfie filters. This is the last major Snapchat feature left for Instagram to copy. Tap on the Smiley button or press down on your face to select from 9 different selfie filters. To maintain Instagram’s more artsy feel, the filters are less aggressive and transformative […]

Breather Founder Explains How An App Can Unlock Rooms

Breather is a new startup billed as a sort of “Zipcar for rooms”. Announced at the LeWeb conference in London and due to launch later this year, it’s closed $1.5 million. The idea is to have a network of well-kept rooms — sort of mini business lounges — which a user can unlock with a […]

Reporter App Review

Want a better grip on your daily activities, and how your habits are changing over time? Reporter, a new application for iOS, wants to help. Built by Nicholas Felton, a former Facebook designer, Reporter helps you craft a set of questions that pertain to your life — how much coffee you have had, are you […]

Govt launches app to fight extremism online

Pakistan ranks 5th out of 163 countries on the Global Terrorism Index (GDI). In recent years, terrorism in Pakistan has become a highly destructive phenomenon and the abuse of internet has also increased extremism and hate speech. In its efforts to counter extremism online, Pakistani govt has now launched an application that will enable people […]

Actress Maisie Williams to launch Daisie, a social app for talent discovery and collaboration

Actress Maisie Williams, best known for her role as Arya Stark on Game of Thrones, is the latest celeb to venture into tech entrepreneurship, with the launch of a new company aimed at connecting creatives, called Daisie. Available later this summer as a mobile app, Daisie will offer a platform where creators can network, like, […]

Once again: OnePlus is sending users’ data to a Chinese firm without permission

OnePlus, the famed Chinese smartphone manufacturer faced backlash after it was revealed that the company is collecting user data without permission, back in October last year. At the time, the company explained that it was using that data to improve its product and services, with the announcement of the update that will give users an […]